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Carvin has intrduced the new B1500 "mono block" bass head, delivering 700w at 8 Ohms, 1250w at 4 Ohms and 1900w at 2 Ohms. If 1900 watts is more than you need, then Carvin offers the B500 with the same tone, but delivering 225w at 8 Ohms, 350w at 4 Ohms and 500w at 2 Ohms.
Tone shaping is achieved from 4 discrete class A gain stages yielding harmonically rich bass tones. Besides the boutique signature flat response, these amps are equipped with 6 EQ controls for tone sculpting. The heads also features front panel and foot switchable MUTE which allows tuning and changing of basses.
The B1500 carried a list price of $1595 and is sold direct from Carvin's web site for $799.99. The B500 lists for $995, and is currently selling direct for $519.99.